What’s New and Special in your Area
St. Andrew’s Episcopal School
8012 Oak St.
St. Andrew’s Episcopal School enrolls boys and girls from Pre-K through grade 8, offering 10 years of nurturing yet challenging education focusing on the Decade of Childhood. St. Andrew’s utilizes small classes to promote a challenging, learning environment where students interact with teachers and grow spiritually, socially and intellectually. See their new classroom building at an upcoming Open House scheduled on October 23, November 13, December 11 and January 16 at 9 a.m.
Isidore Newman School
1903 Jefferson Ave.
Newman is a non-sectarian, co-educational, independent college preparatory day school serving highly motivated and high-achieving students from Pre-K through grade 12. Founded in 1903 to enrich New Orleans by educating students regardless of socio-economic status, Newman continues that mission today with achievement in academics, athletics, the arts and extra-curricular activities. Newman remains committed to the success and ethical development of each individual student. Call 504-896-6323 for more information or to schedule a private tour.
2635 State St.
Ursuline Academy, founded in 1727, is a Catholic school for girls offering a strong educational environment from early childhood through a college preparatory secondary program. Ursuline fosters spiritual formation, academic excellence, and a life-long commitment to Serviam: I will serve. An All-Academy Open House will be held Thursday, October 30 from 3:30-6:30 p.m.
Trinity Episcopal School
1315 Jackson Ave.
Trinity is a Pre-K through grade 8 coeducational school located in the Garden District. Trinity offers a rigorous curriculum that applies the latest and best educational practices, fostering the intellectual, spiritual, moral and physical development of our students within a creative and nurturing learning environment. Open Houses for grades Pre-K-8 take place October 17, November 7, November 14 and January 16 – all at 8:45 a.m.
Louise S. McGehee School
2343 Prytania St.
With over 100 years of excellence in education, Louise S. McGehee School is an all-girls’ college preparatory school for grades Pre-K through grade 12. Founder Louise S. McGehee’s mission was to build a school for girls that would focus on the individual student and foster a lifelong love of learning. Learn more about the McGehee Advantage. Admission Open Houses for Pre-K through grade 12, 8:30-10 a.m., October 9, 23 and November 6.
Benjamin Franklin High School
2001 Leon C. Simon Dr.
Benjamin Franklin High School was founded in 1957 to promote a spirit of excellence among New Orleans high school students. Franklin is consistently ranked among the top schools in the nation by U.S. News & World Report and News-week. Franklin is the No. 1 public high school in Louisiana. Admissions Open House is scheduled for Thursday, October 9, 5:30-8 p.m.
Dominican High School
7701 Walmsley Ave.
“A Legacy Through Generations … An Eternity of Truth” Since 1860, St. Mary’s Dominican High School has been a leader of Catholic education in the New Orleans region. The school’s 154-year legacy is rooted in the tradition of prayer, study, community and service. These are the pillars of Dominican life and form the foundation for the Dominican student’s experience. Join them for an Open House on Thursday, October 23, 3:30-6:30 p.m.
Metairie Park Country Day School
300 Park Road
Country Day teaches 21st century skills with a hands-on approach that prepares Pre-K through grade 12 students to think creatively while tackling a challenging curriculum. Pre-K: November 4, 6:30 p.m; Middle & Upper School: November 18, 6:30 p.m; Kindergarten-grade 5: January 15, 8:30 a.m.; Middle & Upper School: January 22, 8:15 a.m.
Stuart Hall School for Boys
2032 S. Carrollton Ave.
“Where good boys become great men” Stuart Hall School for Boys is an Independent (ISAS) school offering a Catholic education to students Pre-K3 through grade 7. The faculty and staff are dedicated to working with parents to help each child build a foundation for life centered on a love for learning, a desire to help others, and a commitment to Gospel values. Stuart Hall School is open to all qualified boys regardless of race, national origin or religious belief.
Academy of the Sacred Heart
4521 St. Charles Ave.
Founded in 1887, the Academy of the Sacred Heart is a Catholic, independent, college preparatory school for girls, toddler through grade 12. The school is committed to values of faith, intellectual excellence, social awareness, the building of community and personal growth. The exchange program enables students to visit other Sacred Heart schools in the U. S. and abroad. Tuesday Tours for toddlers-grade 8 are: October 21, 28; November 11 from 8:30-11 a.m.. Open House from toddlers-grade 4 is Wednesday, October 5 from 5-7 p.m. Open House for grades 5-12 is Wednesday, October 22 from 5-7 p.m.
Holy Name of Jesus School
6325 Cromwell Pl.
Established in 1891, Holy Name of Jesus School is located in the Uptown area of New Orleans. It is a Roman Catholic, co-educational school for Pre-K through grade 7. The philosophy of Holy Name centers on teaching children confidence, compassion and integrity while achieving academic excellence and maintaining the Catholic faith in an inclusive community.
Ecole Bilingue De La Nouvelle-Orléans
821 General Pershing St.
Ecole Bilingue de la Nouvelle-Orléans is the only private French school in New Orleans that is accredited by the French Ministry of Education and State of Louisiana providing multilingual education for 2-year-old students to 6th grade. Since its founding in 1998, Ecole Bilingue’s mission has been to provide a strong and distinctive bilingual education for children in New Orleans by combining the best of French and American academics.
923 Napoleon Ave.
St. George’s is a private, co-educational, independent school for students from preschool (ages 1-3) through grade 8. Established in 1969, St. George’s is distinguished by its qualified faculty, low student-to-teacher ratio and concept of “individualized education,” which builds upon distinct talents and learning styles of each individual student. The historic campus is conveniently located on Napoleon Avenue, between Magazine and Campstreets. Open House will be held on November 6 and 20 and January 15 and 29 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.